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Hurricane and Tropical Storm Preparedness | Congressman Bobby Scott

Image Hurricane season in the Atlantic generally occurs between June 1st and November 30th each year.

Oct 12, 2022

Ian downgraded to post-tropical cyclone, Florida officials report higher death toll | October 01, 2022

Nearly 2 million people are without power in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Fox News provides consistent updates of the latest information regarding the storm, including its travel path, impact, and other emergency updates.

Oct 2, 2022

Ian downgraded to post-tropical cyclone as it lashes Carolinas; Florida officials report more deaths | Live Updates from Fox News Digital

Post-tropical cyclone Ian continues barreling north along the Atlantic Ocean, where it is expected to move through the Carolinas and Virginia on Friday. Fox News is updating with the latest news surrounding the storm, its impact, travel and emergency updates.

Oct 1, 2022

NOON UPDATE: Hampton Roads, Southwest Virginia hit hardest by power outages

Noon update: Dominion Energy is reporting 25,946 customers without power in Virginia as of midday Saturday.

Oct 1, 2022

Thousands in Hampton Roads lose power due to Hurricane Ian | WAVY.com Open Navigation Close Navigation

Thousands of homes and businesses in Hampton Roads and parts of the Outer Banks have lost power Friday as Hurricane Ian moves off the coast of the Carolinas.

Sep 30, 2022

Thousands without power in Virginia due to severe weather | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

With the arrival of stormy weather -- and the expected arrival of Post-tropical cyclone Ian from the South -- customers all across Virginia are experiencing power outages.

Sep 30, 2022

Dominion Energy crews prepare for Hurricane Ian remnants | 13newsnow.com

With Hurricane Ian's remnants expected to affect Hampton Roads, Dominion Energy is preparing to keep the power on ahead of the stormy weekend.

Sep 29, 2022

Squirrel causes power outage for over 10,000 Va. Beach customers | 13newsnow.com

A squirrel got into a Virginia Beach substation, causing an outage for over 10,000 customers, including two schools, according to Dominion Energy.

Sep 7, 2022

Less muggy conditions as cold front arrives in DC area following wet commute - WTOP News

It was a slick afternoon commute for many drivers Tuesday night as storms rumbled through the D.C. region. Here’s what you need to know.

Aug 30, 2022

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I live on wickham avenue in newport newports and the power is off for the entire block just after 3 am

Quan | March 12, 2022  

137 Whitman Road, Newport News. Power went out for a minute and its not raining/windy.

Alex | August 10, 2021  

I live at 1 valentine ct, Newport News ‘This is the second time the power has gone off this week, Tonight it went off just after midnight, and is still off.

Scott Golrich | August 19, 2020  

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Dave Shafer | August 04, 2020  

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Newport News, Virginia

City Newport News
County Newport News
State Virginia (VA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 23601, 23602, 23603, 23605, 23606, 23607, 23608, 23609, 23612, 23628